Definition of Humects
1. humect [v] - See also: humect
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Humects
Literary usage of Humects
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Animal Kingdom: Arranged in Conformity with Its Organization by Georges Cuvier (1832)
"... intercepting cells containing water, which thus flows upon and humects the branchiae, while the animal is removed from its proper element. ..."
2. The Ontario Reports: Containing Reports of Cases Decided in the Queen's by Ontario High Court of Justice (1884)
"... and at that distance from the point of the easterly side line of the lane where that 1 humects the northerly side of the Kingston Road. ..."
3. Observations on the Ophthalmy, Psorophthalmy, and Purulent Eyes of New-born by James Ware (1805)
"... which "incessantly humects the eye: hence follow " ulcers, which last sometimes several years, " and even during life, if they be not reme- "died. ..."
4. Proceedings of the Asiatic Society of Bengal by Asiatic Society of Bengal, Asiatic Society (Calcutta, India) (1870)
"... genus Mabouia which like humects has a single nasal, a scaly eyelid and palatine teeth, and the palatine groove reaching forward to the eye, ..."
5. Oliver and Boyd's Edinburgh Almanac and National Repository (1902)
"Examinations In at lea« «ven HuMects (in which adequate infraction has been provided), selected from the following Departments :- Under the Commissioners' ..."